Aldrich, John L.
Age: 18, credited to Holland, VTVITALS
Birth: 06/22/1844, Barnston, PQ, CanadaADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Old Protestant Cemetery, Island Pond, VT
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John Aldrich: John Aldrich, a veteran of the Civil War, died Dec. 7, aged 74 years. He was born in Barnston, Que. June 22, 1844, son of Gad and Phoebe (Slater) Aldrich. He came to the state early in life, and for over 40 years was a trusted engineer on the Grand Trunk.
He enlisted August 8, 1862, in the First Vermont Cavalry, and was mustered out 9th August, 1865. Dec. 2, 1869 he married Jane Slater, who died Dec. 10, 1909. On Dec. 30, 1909, he was united in marriage with Miss Maude Driver, who survives him, also one daughter, Mrs. Blanche Smith, and four brothers.
The funeral was held in the Cong’l Church Monday afternoon. Rev. Robert Lawton officiating, and who spoke very eloquently of the Grand Army, and the life of the deceased. The burial was in the Old Protestant cemetery. Erastus Buck Post, of which he was a member, also the Odd Fellows, attended in a body, with the W.R.C. and Rebekahs. E. A. Smith, undertaker had charge of the burial arrangements.
CARD OF THANKS---I wish to extend to all the neighbors and friends for their kind and thoughtful acts during the illness and death of my husband, also those who contributed flowers. ---Mrs. Maude Aldrich
Essex County Herald, Dec. 13, 1918
Courtesy of Deanna French